LibriVox recording of Sweet Lavender by Arthur Wing Pinero. Read in English by Algy Pug; Matthew Reece; Alan Mapstone; Sonia; Dani Malone; Jenn Broda; Adrian Stephens; Matea Bracic; Andrew James; Karsus; ToddHW; Larry Wilson "Sweet Lavender" must be regarded as one of the most successful stage-plays of modern times, and there can be no question that it has proved so far the most popular of Mr. Pinero's works. Its representations may be counted by the thousand, and its popularity has extended over many latitudes. The reason of this is not far to seek: it proclaims itself in the gentle humanity and genial humour of the play. ... a sort of modern fairy tale." - Summary by Malcom C. Salaman, October 1893
Cast list: Horace Bream (a young American): Matthew Reece Geoffrey Wedderburn (of Wedderburn, Green & Hoskett, Bankers, Barnchester): ToddHW Clement Hale (his adopted son, studying for the Bar): Karsus Richard (Dick) Phenyl (a Barrister): Andrew James Dr. Delaney (a fashionable Physician): Algy Pug Mr. Bulger (Hairdresser and Wigmaker): Alan Mapstone Mr. Maw (a Solicitor): Larry Wilson Minnie Gilfillian (Niece of Mr. Wedderburn): Matea Bracic Ruth Rolt (Housekeeper and Laundress at No. 3, Brain Court, Temple): Sonia Lavender (her daughter): Jenn Broda Mrs. Gilfillian (a widow - Wedderburn's sister - Minnie's mother): Dani Malone Stage Directions: Adrian Stephens Editing: ToddHW
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